Problem parsing LDIF change records

Roland Hedberg roland.hedberg at
Fri Sep 29 15:02:47 CEST 2006

Michael Ströder wrote:
> Roland Hedberg wrote:
>> Roland Hedberg wrote:
>>> I'm having problem with LDIFParser and LDIF change records.
>>> I'm using 2.2.0 which to my knowledge is the last official release.
>> No offence, but has anybody ever used python-ldap to handle LDIF change
>> records ?
> No, change records are not supported yet.
>> Working my way down into the code, it becomes more and more obvious that
>> there is no way it would have worked as expected.
> Never had the spare time to finish it especially since I didn't have a
> clear plan on how to handle different LDAP operations. One idea was to
> implement separate methods like handle_op_add(), handle_op_modify(),
> handle_op_delete()...
> I'd appreciate if you could fix it. Patches welcome. If it turns out
> that it's necessary to change the class API completely it might be a
> good idea to implement a separate class (or even a separate module).

Well, since I need it, I'll have to fix it !

When I have something I'll submit it for review.

> See also SF#790789:

Goodness gracious, this is exactly the path I've chosen so far.
And without even knowing about this ticket.

-- Roland

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